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we're just six hours from kick-off and fans are already showing up here at levi stadium. >> new violence erupts in ferguson, mississippi after an overnight curfew is put in place. the shooting that sent one person to the hospital in critical condition. >> one person is dead and another injured after a plane crash. mornings on 2 starts
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now. good morning, everyone. welcome to mornings on 2. it's sunday, august 17th. i'm mike mibach. >> let's get things started with the check of the weather with rosemary. >> we have a cooling trend coming our way. for today it could be a very minor one. out our doors this morning, it's gray once again. this morning, most areas a lot like what we had yesterday. the low clouds have filled in. we have widespread gray along the coast, inside the bay, parts of the south bay, north bay, far inland, east bay waking up with sunshine once again. 56 degrees in antioch. 57, san francisco. a little cool in your neighborhood but not too bad. mid 50s at half moon bay. low 60s mountain view as well as san jose. going to be a great day for a ball game. 77 degrees at game time, then warming to about
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80 degrees for the second half of the afternoon. let's take a look at some of these regions. 79 for vallejo. low 70s in oakland. 67 in san francisco. 78, redwood city and 80 degrees expected for napa. the cool-down is going to continue as we get in to your work week. i'll have a look at the extended forecast coming up. happening tonight, it's the kick-off of something new. san francisco 49er football at levi stadium in santa clara. the politics, the construction, it's all over. now it's time to play football. christian christian -- live for us and the fans already starting to roll up? >> all these fans looking forward to this. you can see santa clara police already starting to escort people around, turning fans away. one of the officers told me he's been out there since 2:00 this morning, said the first fan
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started showing up hours ago trying to get in early for a little tailgating. officers telling me they've been out here 2:00 this morning saying fans already showing up that early. today's preseason match-up, 49ers against the denver broncos. fans told me this morning they're ready for football and looking forward to getting a close-up look at the new levi stadium. >> i'm looking forward to it. i've been a season ticket older for like 21 years. i grew up in that area. so i remember when they built that. so to come down for this change here, i had to be apart of it. >> one of the big issues as always with any big event like this, parking. we saw major parking, a big traffic mess for the san jose quakes game two weeks ago. but state officials say than been working to try to
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smooth out the kinks for fans today. there's more officers out here other help people get in and out of the stadium. you can see some of the officers already starting to direct traffic out here. gates open at 9:00 so we're expecting a rush of people the next hour or so. tailgaters tellling me they want to get out here early and kick-off set this afternoon. we're live at levi stadium in santa clara. >> there a plaenlt of -- plenty of activities around the game. the first red zone valley pregame event at the 18,000-square-foot great america pavilion. attractions include the 49ers cheerleaders, the gold rush girls, and a chance to ride the flight deck coaster.
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live special, levi stadium, all access pass. at 1 p.m., 49ers against the chargers. you can watch it right here on channel 2. a man is in critical condition after he was shot in ferguson, missouri just hours after a midnight curfew went in to effect. >> this is the police department. you're violating the curfew. >> at 12:45 a.m. central time, police fired teargas to disperse the crowd that had been protesting the deadly shooting of michael brown. it looked like the teargas and falling rain seemed to thin out the crowd. a short time later someone opened fire. a man was struck by gunfire and is now in critical condition. >> we brought out the tactical unit. they got out on the street. they looked at the binoculars. someone in the middle of the street was holding a handgun. >> someone also shot at a police car but no officers were
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hurt. a total of seven people were arrested. al sharpton will hold a rally in missouri today with michael brown's parents. the family has hired a famous pathology to conduct a second autopsy on brown's body. that pathologist worked on oj simpson's case and phil specter. people were pepper-sprayed friday night. oakland police add one of its officers was also assaulted when he tried to make an arrest. the officer was treated and released. several businesses in oakland are tallying up the costs of friday night's demonstrations. windows were broken, guff eaty win on the wall. police arrested two people there, a 45-year-old man on suspicion of assaulting an officer and a 41-year-old hayward man on suspicion of obstructing police. one person is dead and
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another hospitalized after a small plane went down last night while heading to the swansboro airport. the aircraft was circling the airport before it went down. one man died at the scene. the other was transported to sutter roseville medical center. their identities have not been released. we have learned the plane was registered to richard neland of san jose. the woman who made headlines for repeatedly trying to sneak onboard airlines is out of jail. 62-year-old marilyn jean hartman was released because of jail overcrowding. on wednesday a judge ordered hartman to serve 177 days in jail for violating probation by returning to los angeles international. previously hartman pled no contest to sneaking on to a southwest airlines flight from san jose to los angeles. a judge released her and told her to stay away from the airport if she didn't have a ticket. the next day she
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was arrested at l.a.x. san francisco's police chief is asking for help to find the hit-and-run driver who killed a girl. it happened outside the westfield shopping center about 10:00 friday night. mianna and her mom were in the crosswalk when they were hit. >> two sergeants responded, attempted cpr. you can imagine how they're feeling. just awful. >> police are looking for a car captured on video from a nearby surveillance camera. it's a light colored model camera or lexus with a mismatched bumper and dark or black rims. >> i can almost assure you somebody watching knows this car. please come forward. >> police are reviewing the incident to see whether the car ran a red light. even if it didn't, police say as soon as that driver of the car fled the scene, he or she broke the law. a 16-year-old boy is being
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treated for severe burns to his face, chest, and neck after a mixture of gunpowder and magnesium exploded near him in marin county. the boy's father says they were using the mixture to break up concrete fence posts on the side of their house. they said they couldn't get the gunpowder to light so he increased the amount then lit a hand flare which his son was holding. that flare set off the explosion. a new report says a shortage of associate police officers means a lot of veteran detectives are back to routine patrols instead of working on special units. resources have been redirected to make up for the shortage and many officers are forced to work overtime. according to the san jose mercury news, police say there aren't enough investigators to fully staff special units like vice, electronic crimes and financial crimes. there were 1400 officers in 2008. and now there are just about 900. alameda county's district
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attorney wants to clear the backlog of untested rape kits. the county is pushing to streamline the way sexual assault evidence is processed. he's hoping alameda county can become a model for the way rape kits are handled nationwide. 2,000 rape kits remain untested. congressman wants to speed up testing by certifying private crime labs to process dna tests. gay rights activists in the south bay say the name has changed but the commitment remains the same. today is the festival formerly called san jose pride. today's festival is at discovery meadow in san jose. organizers say this year's theme is honoring our past, securing our future. it's the largest lgbt event in the south bay. animal countries around the country will be banding together
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to protest the sale of rabbit meat in whole foods market. protesters scheduled here at the bay area at the palo alto store on emerson street and the campbell store. some people are upset that the rabbit meat comes from the same breed of pet rabbits. headed back to patrol, a sheriff's deputy's new assignment leads to a rally and protest in the north bay. the reason they want that deputy put on another assignment. >> first, police in san diego are left chasing one of their own patrol cars. who was behind the wheel of that vehicle and the charges that person faces. >> cooler weather moving in to the bay area for the second half of your weekend. what impact it will have after new temperatures today and how long this trend is going to last.
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israeli and palestinian leaders are meeting in cairo. the current cease fire is set to expire at mitt -- at midnight. the united nations says 2,000 palestinians have been killed and several wounded since the war began. 67 israelis have been killed. protesters chanted and carried palestinian flags as they marched to the port of oakland where an israeli ship was set to dock this weekend. that cargo ship was scheduled to arrive yesterday afternoon but ended up off the coast of monterey instead. protesters call it a victory, saying it was their action that kept the ship from docking in oakland as scheduled. they say the effort
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to block israeli ships is part of a larger campaign to organize boycott sanctions. >> we want to isolate zionism, isolate israeli apartheid just like it fell in south africa it will fall in palestine as well. >> the cargo ship is expected to dock in oakland tonight. protesters plan to regroup to prevent that from happening. u.s. fighter jets and drones carried out at least nine air strikes in iraq dropping bombs near the country's largest dam. the air strikes come as pope francis sent in emissary to visit displaced christian yaz idies in iraq. there are reports extremists killed 80 men. the islamic state fighters gave them a date to convert to islam and when they failed to do so they were killed.
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1.2 million people of the united kingdom, the u.s. and other countries are delivering aid to the refugees. isis militants still hold much of the dam area, a 40-mile long stretch along the tigress river and is the source of water and electricity for much of northern iraq. an official said kurdish forces have taken over parts of the country's largest dam which was captured by the islamic state extremist group. fireworks are to blame for a half a dozen small fires in oakland. the fires were reported yesterday around 10:15 in the morning. smoke and flames from those fires could be seen along the interstate. witnesses say they saw four men shooting off fireworks from a car. one man who lives close by said he called for help when he saw the fire. >> saw huge flames towering above the trees in cyclone
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fashion. i immediately called 911. >> no one was hurt and no buildings were damaged but the fire did cause traffic delays in the area. the chp is hoping someone can identify the vehicle and the men involved. a wildfire in mendocino county has been 75% contained. the fire has burned more than 12,000 acres since it started on july 30th. firefighters are expecting to have it fully contained by this wednesday. the fire was sparked by dry conditions and lightning. the cost of the fire is estimated to be about $35 million. a black bear cub burned in a washington wildfire earlier this month is making a slow recovery. the 37-pound bear named cinder was discovered under a horse trailer in north central washington where a fire burned about 400 square miles and destroyed 300 homes. the bear still has third degree burns on her paws and is on pain medication. it is still too soon to know if cinder can
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return to the wild some day. a little overcast around the bay. >> the quiet summer pattern will remain in place. today is going to be a little bit cooler for some. take a look at this shot over my shoulder here. the bay bridge shrouted in fog this morning. a lot like yesterday. the marine lay er depth, a near repeat for what we started with on saturday. as we get ready for the second half of the morning in to the afternoon, that's going to pull back. mostly sunny skies away from the coastline. yesterday we had the ridge of high pressure warm up our inland communities. we now have a low pressure forming off the coastline. and that will be dropping south over the course of the next few days and that's what's leading to our cool-down. 56 degrees right now in antioch. 56 in conquered. upper 50s in oakland. redwood city, 60
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degrees. low 50s napa, santa rosa and san rafael. if you're stepping out this morning, 57 degrees outside your door. afternoon today, upper 80s expected for antioch as the warmest part of the day. by 10:00 or so mostly sunny skies and 73. it's going to be a beautiful morning. already a beautiful start. 84 degrees at 1:00. then again topping out at 89. settling in to 7:00, still nice, mild to warm, 82 degrees expected for you and sunset just about 8:00. as we get in to the second half of your day, it's going to be nice and pleasant around the bay. cool at the coastline once again with partly to mostly cloudy skies. afternoon high for san francisco is 67. 80 for novato. shaving off just a few degrees for many areas, may not really notice. 87 in danville for the
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afternoon. 75 for hayward. in to the south bay, 82 degrees. 79 in wood side. 72 for san bruno. 64, daly city and mid 60s expected for half moon bay. temperatures are coming down but we're just getting started. we continue the drop as we get back to work on monday. hold steady on tuesday with a slight warmup in the forecast by midweek wednesday. a southern california woman is facing multiple charges after stealing a san diego police car and leading officers on this chase. early yesterday morning the 22-year-old stole the car from the downtown area. then police started receiving numerous 911 calls about her driving erratically on the freeway. they put out spike strips but the woman just kept going, ramming three police cars before eventually giving up.
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she was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving, grand theft and other felony charges. police departments across the nation have signed up for the program but now the u.s. government is rethinking its plan to give military gear to local law enforcement. how the backlash in ferguson, missouri is having an impact on that decision. >> we'll never hear anything like this again in our lives. >> it's one of the greatest high school football stories ever told and it takes place right here in the bay area. the special benefit being held tonight to showcase a powerful football film for the first time.
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texas governor rick perry is speaking out against federal indictments, charging him with abuse of power. a grand jury indicted perry on two felony counts stemming from his veto for the state's office of public integrity. prosecutors say perry wanted rosemary lindbergh
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to resign after her arrest for drunk driving. the grand jurors charged perry with abusing his official capacity and coercing a public servant. >> i intend to fight against those who would erode our state's constitution and laws purely for political purposes and i intend to win. >> perry says based on the drunk driving charges against lindbergh he was exercising his discretion with his veto. his critics note lindbergh's office was investigating one of his projects and questions had surfaced regarding money given to one of perry's allies. late actor and comedian robin williams is being honored with a two-day film festival. the festival features some of williams' best work including mrs. doubtfire, the bird cage, and good morning vietnam. people say the festival is a
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great way to honor the hollywood star who called the bay area home. >> watching the san francisco movie, great classic film right here. brings me back to my childhood. >> the festival continues from noon to 6:00. the films being shown today are jumanji, good will hunting and dead poet's society. a special premier is being held about the bay la salle high school football program. >> 151 games in a row. it was never just about winning. we were built on family. >> the movie, when the game stands tall, opens nationwide on friday but it will be shown this afternoon on all seven screens at the century black hawk plaza in danville. proceeds benefit the terence kelly fund for financial. kelly was a star player who was murdered just before heading off to play in college. the teenage mutant ninja
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turtles continue to dominate. the actions packed flick brought in nearly $8 million on friday night. guardians of the galaxy was a close second, bringing in nearly $7 million. rounding out the top five, expendables 3, let's be cops, and the giver. >> they're back for the next generation. coming up on mornings on 2, tense moments in a san francisco neighborhood. what police say someone found inside their garage that prompted them to call the bomb squad. >> they're afraid. they're fearful. they are afraid that they'll be next. >> new outrage over a deputy involved shooting in the north bay. what's the sheriff's department decided that had dozens of people suddenly take to the streets. >> i'm tracking a minor cool-down in store for the second half of your weekend. we'll update your current temperatures and take a look at the afternoon highs for your neighborhood.
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mibach. >> i'm allie rasmus. >> today going to be a lot like yesterday. a gray start over jack linda square this morning. if you're thinking about heading out to the farmer's market, bring along a light jacket. it's cloudy, a little cool and going to be a couple hours before the clouds clear back. very widespread once again. marine layer about 1500 feet. a lot like we had yesterday. widespread from the south bay in to the east bay. far inland, mostly sunny skies. onshore breeze a lot like yesterday, 17 miles per hour. could increase a little bit for the afternoon today. just a subtle drop in temperatures coming our way for the second half. for some of us a few degrees of cooling outside our door at this hour. anywhere from 2 to 4 degrees from yesterday. 53 in napa. 57, san francisco. 60 degrees in redwood city.
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low 60s in san jose. i start would napa at 53 degrees. napa one of the only places that's a tad warmer than where we were yesterday at this hour. lunch hour, low 60s and cloudy cecoast. 70s around the bay. 80s for our warmer locations. 64 pacific a. 67, san francisco. 75 in hayward. 86, concord. 89 for antioch. this is a good looking day for most of us. temperatures will continue to fall as we get back to work tomorrow. i'll have a look at the extended forecast coming up. the first football game at levi stadium in santa clara. 70,000 screaming fans watching the 49ers take on the denver broncos. it's early but it is a potential match-up in the super bowl. christian live for us outside levi stadium where the party is just about to get started there. >> there's definitely a feel like the party atmosphere is getting underway here at levi stadium. we have big news for you.
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we can tell you the team bus carrying the afc champion denver broncos arrived here at levi stadium in the last 15 minutes. so obviously a lot of excitement building out here. you can also see some of the stadium employees starting to stream in here. santa clara police starting to direct football fans here. gates don't open until 9:00. officers tell me they've been turning away fans as early as 2:00 this morning, tailgating fans looking to get an early jump on the tailgating. today's preseason match-up pits the 49ers against the broncos. fans tell us they're ready for football and looking forward to getting a new close-up look at the new stadium. one of the major concerns, traffic and parking issues like the ones that plagued the san jose quakes' soccer game two weeks ago. fans are hoping for the best today when 68,000 fans pack levi stadium. >> just roll with it. that's all we can do now. i didn't like it at first. i prefer to
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stay what it was. i was for that idea. but didn't happen so we got a beautiful stadium here now. >> there are more parking spaces open, more traffic signs to help direct people and more officers to help people get in and out of the stadium. coming back to our live camera, you can take a look here and see the officers still directing traffic in the area. those lots over there, that's the area where fans will be packing in and starting their tailgating as early as 9:00 this morning. kick awe set for 1:00 this afternoon. there's a lot of excited football fans here in the bay area. for now we're here live at levi stadium in santa clara. >> to beat the parking headaches fans are being urged to take mass transit. valley transportation authority has a stop near the stadium. there are special light rail and buses to and after the game.
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folks coming from the peninsula can take the train to mountain view where they'll hop on to a vta train. the cost for each way, $7 on cal train and $2 more on vta. here are some more facts about levi stadium. 68,500 seats. there are 165 luxury suites. the field is bandera bermuda grass which needs only half the water of a regular surface. it cost $1.3 billion to build. candlestick park cost $32 million to build when it opened in 1960. stay tuned for the preseason game between the chiefs and carolina panthers. coverage begins at 5:00. new this morning, the parents of michael brown will take part in a rally honoring their son. it will include the rally of martin luther king, jr. officials in ferguson say despite heavy police presence violence during the protest
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remains a major problem. while police were enforcing a midnight curfew, someone shot and critically injured a man. officers fired teargas to reach the victim. >> we have a shooting victim in critical condition who may lose their life. we had a subject standing in the middle of the road with a handgun. >> police aren't saying much about the shooter. they did announce that they arrested seven people overnight as part of the police protests. back here in the bay area, new outrage over an officer involved shooting in sonoma county. protesters expressed new frustration over a recent decision by the sheriff's department. >> reporter: the shouts and demand of andy lopez' supporters have echoed throughout the streets of santa rosa for nearly a year. now they're protesting the deputy gelhaus to full duty.
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he mistook the teen's replica pellet gun for an assault rifle. the district attorney did not file charges against gelhaus. >> they shouldn't have the man come back to work here. that's ridiculous. >> reporter: parents say their children are scared of what may happen. >> they're afraid. they're fearful. they're afraid they will be next. >> reporter: residents like jordan are crned too. she's never been to an andy lopez protest till now. >> i wouldn't want to have deputy gelhaus at my front door. >> reporter: she feels gelhaus should sit behind a desk for the rest of his career. >> he doesn't have good judgment and i want him off the county roads. >> reporter: california patrol troopers stood by in case the crowd got out of control but things remained peaceful. >> we know the overwhelming people in the county are supportive of law enforcement and public safety in general. >> reporter: the supporters say they won't move forward until
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action is taken against gelhaus. >> none of us are going to stop. >> the sheriff's department did not make any arrests during yesterday's protests. the agency says it is looking forward to moving forward when gelhaus returns this week. tense moments in san francisco after a suspicious device was found in the outer richmond district. the city's bomb squad was called to a home to 40th avenue just after 9:30 yesterday morning. police say a person was cleaning out the garage of a relative who had recently died when they discovered unusual items. the bomb squad determined those devices were old road flares and electrical fuses that were harmless. a restaurant in san jose will be closed indefinitely after a fire started there. the fire started in the kitchen and spread to the roof before it was extinguished. the restaurant's owner and servers were inside at the time but no one was injured.
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it will be closed for repairs until further notice. nearly four years after a pipeline explosion and fire in san bruno, the utility is expected to enter a plea for revised felony criminal charges stemming from the 2010 explosionism -- explosion. pg&e calls the explosion a tragic accident and is taking responsibility but adds that none of its workers knowingly violated laws. later this month the san jose city council is expected to vote on new water use restrictions. the council could declare a citywide water shortage because of the drought. that would place new limits on watering lawns or landscaping. the san jose mercury news reports the city does not plan to hire anyone to enforce restrictions or issue fines.
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the city council is expected to discuss the issue at a meeting august 26th. some cemeteries in southern california have taken extra steps to comply with statewide water restrictions because of the drought. groundskeepers removed the grass at one ceremony in california and replaced it with plants. other cemeteries plan to use recycled water for landscaping next year. once known for growing more hops than any place else. a group of beer growers and hop growers are making it their mission to bring the once thriving hop business back to life. they met in dixon to form the california hop exchange. they discussed plans to increase the amount of hops grown in the area. >> the craft beer industry has taken over and a lot of home brewers. the buy local movement, farm to fork fresh. that's taken over.
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>> off i-80 west of davis you can see the start of their effort. the strange looking trellises with vines snaking up 20 feet are plants that grow hops that is the flavor maker in beer. a bay area congressman will take a closer look at the dangers of the concussions. a public meeting will be held at 6 p.m. tomorrow at alhambra high to discuss identifying and preventing head trauma. congressman mike thompson is spearheading the event. he says more there are almost 4 million sports and recreation-related concussions in the united states each year. people driving in san francisco this week may see extra police officers patrolling around schools. the officers will be providing extra enforcement of 15-mile-per-hour zones to help students get to class safely. two years ago san francisco became the first city in the state to install 15-mile-per-hour school zones city wide. police say the zones
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are meant to decrease speeding and encourage more families to walk or bike to school. more than 3,000 students from san francisco's bayview hunter's point neighborhood are ready for school. yesterday they were able to pick out free backpacks stuffed with school supplies. the back to school event was put on by the san francisco public defenders magic program. it was the group's second backpack giveaway this month. >> they need new supplies. they need pence ils, pens, whatever is going to get them through the school year, we're happy to provide that. >> the backpack giveaway has been going on for the past 11 years. since it started it's helped thousands of students from kindergarten through 12th grade. time now is 7:41. a plane crashes near sacramento leaving one person dead, another critically injured. coming up at 8:00, the connection that plane has to the bay area. >> new information about the kidnapping of two amish sisters
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in new york. >> a cooler pattern taking shape over parts of the bay area. i'll have a look at your temperatures for today and how long this cooling trend will last.
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four people were rescued yesterday from a yacht that caught fire near malibu. a fire boat was called in to put out the flames. three adults and one child were onboard the 40-foot yacht when the fire happened. one of the boat's owners said they tried to put out the fire themselves but it spread too quickly. everyone onboard was able to escape. it's not clear how the fire started. authorities say the new york couple charged in the
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kidnapping of two amish sisters sexually abused the girls before letting them go. steven house, jr. may have planned to abduct other children. they were kidnapped wednesday from the farm stand in front of the family's home near the canadian border. they were set free from their captors about 24 hours later and turned up safe at a house 15 miles from where they were taken. >> there's a ton of knots in my stomach still thinking it would happen so close. we kind of feel we failed as neighbors because we didn't see anything going on for 24 hours. >> the couple was on the prowl for easy targets and didn't necessarily grab the girls because they were amish. they're both being held without bail. the denver post reports a judge ruled friday that sin mark could have predicted moviegoers
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might be targeted for an attack. the judge also said cinemark may not have done enough to prevent the shooting. there's a followup to a story we've been reporting about a program providing decommissioned military gear to a police department. salinas was given one of these $700,000 bomb-proof vehicles last year but congress says it will review the merits of the program following backlash. critics argue police in ferguson used this equipment but made the situation even worse. hundreds of troops say their privately owned vehicles have gone missing or were
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damaged while being shipped to and from overseas bases. an outside company is being paid a billion dollars to handle the vehicle transports but the company blames the problems on being asked to move a large number of cars in a short period of time. a group of people marched through san francisco's mission district yesterday to stop the eviction of one family and bring attention to what they call the gentrification of the neighborhood. for 24 years, sergio silva and his family have lichbd have -- lived in the same rent control apartment. >> we're losing all our families. we're losing our diversity. so this is about keeping families in their homes. >> they allow tenants to be evicted if the landlord intends on taking the unit off the rental market. the number of rent controlled apartments has decreased by 1,000 units over the last two years. pope francis extended an
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olive branch to china and north korea. >> during a ceremony discussed improving relations with the communist countries insisting the catholic church is not trying to take away their identities. pope francis today also baptized a man whose son was among the more than 300 people killed when a ferry capsized earlier this year. happy sunday to everyone out there. a lot of people have football in their plans possibly. santa clara, taking a look at the piture behind you, that's not the south bay but still pretty foggy. >> widespread this morning. it's going to break away. we have another beautiful day in store. 80 degrees expected in the san jose area at high time. giving you a look there at a gloomy start over aquatic park and in berkeley this morning waking up with again the low
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clouds, visibility even a little tough getting across the bay bridge this morning along the golden gate. i want to compare some numbers for you here. i told you earlier we have a cool-down coming our way. for many areas it's just going to be a few degrees and you may not notice so much. morgan hill, 95 yesterday. today you're going to 89. that's a more comfortable day. 95, that's hot. 79 in hayward yesterday. today going to 75. so you may notice that and a few degrees of cooling expected in the santa rosa area. all of us coming down slightly for today and it has to do with this system here forming off the washington coastline. over the next few days it's going to be shifting south. by the end of the business week it looks like it could be west of southern california. we'll be tracking that. more importantly what we'll have impact-wise for our area is the cool-down. 56 in concord. 59 in oakland. 59 redwood city . 57 in livermore right now and 59 degrees in antioch. so a bit of a cool-down as we get out the door
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this morning. stretches running 2 to 4 degrees below yesterday's temperatures. mid 50s outside your door, san ramon. lafayette, 54 degrees. let's take a look at some of the afternoon highs because it's going to be a splendid day for most. 78 for kent field. 79 for pet aluma. 80 degrees for sonoma as well as napa. along the shoreline, 70 for alameda as well as berkeley. 75 in hayward. danville, you'll go to 87. 89 for antioch. 90 degrees for brentwood. some of the warmer spots for the afternoon, 88 for gilroy. upper 70s in santa clara. 78 for sunnyvale. how about the peninsula? you're looking at 78, redwood city. 78, men loe 78 -- menlo park. upper 60s expected in san francisco. the extended forecast here with the second half of your weekend in
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view again, you'll notice the cooling trend is going to continue, maybe more pronounced especially inland areas come monday, tuesday. warmer weather on wednesday. looks comfortable as we get in to the second half of your week. the possibility of increasing clouds, some models want to bring monsoonal moisture back in to the area on friday. the city of berkeley is facing a lawsuit from opponents of a proposed soda tax. the tax would impose a 1 cent per ounce levy on sugared drinks. people who support the tax say it will help lower the spike in childhood diabetes. measure d will be on the berkeley november ballot. relations between california's strawberry growers and uc davis have gone sour. a breeding program that creates new varieties of strawberries may be shutting down. university officials say that's not the case but an association
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representing the growers has filed a lawsuit. strawberry varieties created by uc davis represented more than half of california's crops which is valued at $2 billion a year. raising money for shelter cats here in the bay area. coming up at 8:20, the new cafe that will give cat lovers a chance to mingle with them while raising money for a new cost. >> how the tragic accident in new york prompted officials to be more strict with what drivers can do on the track.
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the annual breast cancer challenge is right around the corner. organizers hope to have 1,000 people walking in this year's event. it will happen saturday at oakland's lake merit. the walk is set up by a nonprofit organization called friends of faith. it was started by former ktvu reporter
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kate before she lost her battle to breast cancer. last year they raised $1,000 for bay area women. notre dame is investigating allegations of cheating against four of its football players. they're convicted of submitting homework that someone else worked on. head football coach brian kelly says he's disappointed in the news and says notre dame holds players to a very high standard. >> we don't look the other way. if we find inproprieties as it relates to this matter we're going to address them and deal with them. >> the players cannot take part in games until the investigation is over. notre dame's first game is in two weeks. today is the first day nascar will institute new rules following the accident when tony stewart hit and killed another driver. today's event will be held east of detroit, michigan.
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ryan tukes is out after slamming the wall and receiving a concussion. nascar's new rule is to keep drivers in their vehicles. >> it's a turning point internally for all the drivers. i think people will be a little more careful. >> stewart will not drive in today's race. it's been more than a week since he hit 20-year-old driver kevin ward, jr. no charges have been filed. no word on when stewart will return to racing. the san francisco giants looking to win a series against the phillies today. yesterday hunter pence hopped the truck right out of the gate. solo shot to left field. 1-0 giants. tim hudson gets tagged for four runs in five innings but it's rally time. 6th inning. two on for michael moore as he fires one in to right center.
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giant down 3. still in the 6th, giants down 2 when the phillies can't catch a flyball. i got it. you got it. no one's got it. let's fast forward to the 8th. all tied at 5 after a triple. gregor blanco again. this time with the game winning rbi single. giants win 6-5. the oakland as have lost four in a row. for the first time since april 28th, the as no longer for sole possession of 1st place. looking for the power and they get it with the fastball over the fence. as down 1. in the 8th john jaso connects and sends this one out to athens, ga. derek norris fouls out to end it. as lose 4-3. john lerser on -- lester on the mound for oakland tonight. she made headlines for reportedly trying to sneak on to
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planes but this morning she's a free woman. what forced authorities in los angeles to release her from jail. >> a 2-year-old hit and killed in san francisco. the driver takes off. the leads police say can help them find the person responsible. another great weather day in the forecast for your sunday afternoon. i'm tracking just a minor drop in temperatures for today. we'll update your current conditions. at ikea, we don't just design furniture. we design good mornings. little experiments. big ideas. brighter ways.
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you can see stadium workers and fans lining up for the preseason game here at levi stadium. >> new violence erupts in ferguson, missouri, after a curfew is put in place. the shooting that sent one person to the hospital in critical condition. >> one person is dead, another injured after a plane crash. the connection that plane has to the bay area. mornings on 2 continues. good morning and welcome to mornings on 2. it's sunday, august 17th. i'm mike mibach. >> good morning. i'm allie rasmus. let's send it over to rosemary with a look at the weather. >> a wall of fog, trying to look across the bay from san francisco. don't worry, it's not this bad on the ground but
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isn't that a cool shot? a little soupy out this morning. low clouds are back, fog as well. a little bit more widespread along the coast, inside the bay, and stretching in to areas like livermore and concord where we have partly cloudy to partly sunny skies reported. temperature-wise we are a little cooler this morning in most areas. 59 in concord right now. 57, san francisco. upper 50s red wood city. partly cloudy, mostly sunny in antioch and low 60s outside your door. going to levi stadium for the afternoon, going to be a gorgeous day. upper 70s in the forecast by 1:00 then topping out right about 80 degrees. let's take a look at the region. 88 for livermore this afternoon. 79 in vallejo. 79, san rafael. 77, mountain view . cloudy and cool in pacifica. 64 degrees. the rest of us will be mostly sunny. i'll show you when these clouds are going to clear back and we're going to see a cooling trend that continues in to your work week. happening today, it's the
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kick-off of something new. san francisco 49er football at levi stadium in santa clara. some eager fans actually showed up in the middle of the night. last time we went to christian he told us the broncos just arrived. the traffic behind you really starteding to -- starting to pick up. >> we got out here close to 5:30 or so but there was already a line of fans trying to get in. you can see this big line of stadium workers or fans trying to get in, trying to get a jump and trying to get in to see this game today. these fans looking to get an early jump on tailgating. today's preseason match-up pits the 49ers against afc champions denver broncos. fans tell us they're ready for football. one of the major concerns, traffic and parking issues which plagued the san jose quakes soccer game here two
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weeks ago. fans tell us they're hoping for the best today when 68,000 fans pack the stadium. one fan drove up from los angeles. >> i hope they win and have a good year. >> you want to see the new stadium? >> yeah, i was here when they were building that and i'm finally here and can't wait to get in there and check it out. >> the teams should be getting ready for today's game right about now. you said it earlier, about 45 minutes ago we watched the team bus carrying the broncos arrive. colin kaepernick not expected to play more than a few series. kick-off set for 1 p.m. if you take a look you can see some of the 49er faithful here already showing up for today's game. a lot of excitement on the part of these fans out here. they want to of course see the 49ers and the fans really want to get their first look inside levi stadium. live here at levi
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stadium in santa clara. >> should be a great day down there. there are plenty of activities around the stadium to keep fans busy before the game starting at 10 a.m. california's great america is hosting the first red zone rally pregame event. it will be located at the new 18,000-square-foot great american pavilion. attractions include the cheerleaders and a chance to ride the flight deck coaster. next sunday the 24th you can see the 49ers here on ktvu. live special, levi stadium all access pass. at 1 p.m., 9ers and chargers right here on channel 2. new this morning, a man is in critical condition after he was shot in ferguson, missouri hours after a midnight curfew went in to effect. >> this is the police department. you're violating the imposed curfew. >> at 12:25 a.m.
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central time, police sprayed teargas. for a while it looked like the teargas and falling rain was going to thin out the crowd but a short time later someone opened fire. one man was struck by gunfire. he's now in critical condition. >> we brought out the tactical unit. they got on the street at which time they looked at their binoculars. a suspect came out holding a handgun. >> al sharpton will hold a rally with michael brown's family. the family has hired a pathologist to order another autopsy. here in oakland several protesters were pepper-sprayed. oakland police had one of its officers assaulted while he tried to make an arrest. the
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officer was treated at the hospital and released. several businesses in oakland and berkeley are tallying up the costs of friday night's demonstration there. broken windows, graffiti written on the wall of a bank in oakland. police arrested two people there, a 45-year-old man on suspicion of assaulting an officer and a 41-year-old hayward man on suspicion of obstructing police. one person is dead, another hospitalized after a plane register today a bay area man crashed near placerville. the small plane went down around 7:00 last night while heading to the swansboro country airport in flaserville. the aircraft was circling the airport before it went down. one man died at the scene while another person who was onboard was transported to roseville medical center. their identities have not been released. we've learned it was registered to richard neland of san jose. the woman who made headlines for reportedly trying to sneak onboard airliners is
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now out of jail. 62-year-old marilyn jean hartman was released because of jail overcrowding. she was ordered to spend over 100 days in jail. previously hartman pled no contest to sneaking on to a southwest airlines flight from san jose to los angeles. the next day she was arrested again at l.a.x. san francisco's police chef is asking for help in finding the hit-and-run driver who killed a 2-year-old girl. it happened on mission street between 4th and 5th streets outside the westfield shopping center. 2-year-old mayana and her family were in the crosswalk when mayana were hit. >> two of the officers responded, attempted cpr. you can imagine how they're feeling. it's just awful. >> police are looking for a car captured on video from a nearby
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surveillance camera. that's a picture you're looking at on your screen. a light or white colored 90s modeled honda or lexus or camera with dark rims. >> somebody watching knows this car. please come forward. >> they're reviewing the incident to see whether the car ran a red light. even if it doesn't, police say as soon as the driver fled the scene, they broke the law. a 16-year-old is being treated for severe burns to his face, chest, and neck after a mixture of gun powder and magnesium exploded near him. this happened around 10:30 friday morning at the boy's home at bel marin keys boulevard. the boy's father said they were using the mixture to break up concrete on the side of the house. he couldn't get it to light so he increased the amount and lit a hand flare which his son was holding. a new report says a
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shortage of san jose police officers means a lot of veteran detectives are back to routine patrols instead of working on special units. resources have been redirected to make up for the shortage and many officers are forced to work overtime. according to the san jose mercury news, police say there are not enough investigators to fully staff special units like vice, electronic crimes and financial crimes. there were 1400 officers in 2008 and now there are just about 900. alameda county's district attorney wants to clear the huge backlog of untested rape kits. da nancy o'malley says the county is pushing the fbi to streamline the way sexual assault evidence is processed. o'malley is hoping alameda county can become a model if the way rape kits are processed nationwide. nearly 2,000 rape kits remain untested. congressman mike honda also wants to speed up testing by certifying private crime labs to
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process dna tests. activists in the south bay say the name may have changed but the commitment remains the same. today is the silicon valley pride festival formerly called san jose pride. today's festival is at discovery meadow in san jose. organizers say this year's theme is honoring our past, securing our future. it's the largest lgbt event in the south bay. muni is reporting success saying it's catching more people trying to catch a free ride. in july 2 investigates found the number of inspectors has dropped slightly in the last year from 63 to 55. despite the drop, a muni spokesman says inspectors are writing dozens of tickets a day. the police department has an overnight team assigned to keep a look out for fare evasion. they say without fare
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inspectors that number would be a lot higher. hegd back to patrol. a sheriffs deps -- a sheriff's deputy's new assignment. >> an israeli ship was set to dock at the port of oakland this weekend. >> slightly cooler weather in store for the second half of your weekend. i'll explain the weather changes coming our way and take a look at the numbers for your neighborhood coming up.
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israeli and palestinian negotiators are meeting today in cairo in an effort to reach a comprehensive agreement to end the war in gaza. the current cease fire is set to expire at midnight. today a palestinian negotiator said his aside is less optimistic about indirect talks about the end of the war. close to 2,000 palestinians have been killed. more than 10,000 people have been wounded since the war began. 67 israelis have been killed. protesters chanted and carried palestinian flags as they marched to the port of oakland where an israeli cargo ship was set to dock this weekend. that ship was scheduled to arrive yesterday afternoon but it ended up off the coast of monterey instead. the protesters call it a victory, saying it was their actions that kept that ship from docking in oakland as scheduled. they say the effort to block
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israeli ships is part of a larger campaign to organize boycotts, sanctions and encourage divestment from israel. >> we want to isolate zionism, isolate israeli apartheid so just like it fell in south africa, it will fall in palestine as well. >> the cargo ship is expected to dock in oakland tonight. protesters say they plan to regroup to prevent that from happening. u.s. fighter jets and drones carried out at least nine air strikes in iraq, dropping bombs on islamic militants. the air strikes come as pope francis sent an emissary to visit displaced christian yazidis in iraq. islamic state fighters reportedly gave villagers a deadline to convert to islam and when they failed to do so they were killed. chp says fireworks were to blame for a half a dozen small
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fires in oakland. they were reported at 10:00 yesterday afternoon. smoke and flames could be seen along the interstate. witnesses say they saw four men shooting off fireworks from a car. no one was hurt and no buildings were damaged. the fire did cause some traffic delays in the area. the chp is hoping someone will help them identify the vehicle and the men involved. a wildfire in mendocino that's been burning for nearly two weeks is 75% contained. the fire burned 12,000 acres since it started on july 30th. firefighters expect to have it fully contained by this wednesday. the fire was sparked by dry conditions and lightning. the cost of fighting the fire is estimated to be at $35 million. a black bear cub burned in a washington wildfire earlier this month is making a slow recovery. the 37-pound bear named cinder was discovered under a horse trailer in north central washington where a fire burned about 400 square miles and destroyed 300 homes.
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the burn still has third degree burns on her paws and is on pain medication. her caregivers say it is too soon to tell if cinder will be able to return to the wild some day. time now 8:16. let's get you over to rosemary for a quick check outside. still very overcast in part of the bay area. >> let's go to where we have sunshine this morning. mostly sunny skies, a little bit of patchy fog overhead. that's about it. a good looking start to your morning. gray skies going to break up once again. we will be left with mostly sunny skies as we get in to the second half of the morning, early afternoon. i'll tell you today a lot like yesterday. the burn-off may be just a little bit slower because we do have minor changes in store. we do have partly to mostly cloudy skies remaining. partly cloudy to mostly sunny for santa cruz.
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the morning clouds, the fog, the possibility of patchy drizzle this morning but i think more so as we get in to the week ahead. it has to do with this system that's developing off the washington coast. it's going to be driving south, skirting our coastline as we get in to the days ahead. that's going to lead to the cool-down that we're going to start for today though it's just a subtle change for today. i think more pronounced as we get in to monday and tuesday for inland communities. 60s at the coast. 70s around the bay. upper 80s to near 90 degrees expected inland once again. yesterday the ridge of high pressure pulled this way a little bit. warmed us up. morgan hill even warmed about 95. higher than expected. but now it's going to be pushed aside once again as the trough and low pressure has a bigger influence on the area. so as we get in to the second half of your afternoon, the onshore breeze picking up. i'm already seeing it this morning. fairfield, 21 miles per hour. slightly stronger than what we had yesterday at this time.
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for most of us the onshore flow slightly stronger. river -- livermore reporting a slight breeze. the low clouds moved in lower. partly cloudy, even mostly cloudy in areas like livermore and concord. 59 degrees in oakland. low 60s in san jose. 54 degrees in napa and 55 for santa rosa. for the afternoon today, these numbers hard to gripe about. 80 degrees for novato. 78 in kent field. just a beautiful summer day. 73 in oak land. 79, caster valley. 88 in liver more and a warm one in brentwood hitting 90 degrees today. 86 los gatos. 78 sunnyvale. if you're going to levi stadium, going to be a nice warm day. the only area probably hoping they'd get more sunshine, right along the shore. second half of your weekend in
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view. temperatures take a dip today. a bigger drop will come as we get to work on monday and partly cloudy skies and holding steady for tuesday. a slight carmup in the forecast by midweek wednesday. pet food express is offering a different way for your dog to cool off. the store is offering ice cream for your pet. the doggy ice cream social features special flavors like bacon with peanut butter and banana. that sounds good to me. the event was held yesterday and continues at all bay area stores today. meanwhile a cat cafe is in the works for the city of san francisco. this is video of one that opened in new york earlier this week. when it opened, kit-tea will be held in the hayes valley neighborhood. the tea house will be a place for people to come and interact with cats that are available for
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adoption but its owners need to raise another $100,000 before making san francisco's cat cafe a reality. >> now your pets can be part of the foodie culture of the bay area. coming up on mornings on 2, it has been two years since the mass shooting at a movie theater in colorado. why a judge says the theater's owners may not have done enough to keep moviegoers safe. >> we'll never experience anything like this again in our lives. >> it's one of the greatest high school football stories ever told and takes place right here in the bay area. the special benefit being held tonight to showcase a powerful football film.
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texas governor rick perry is speaking out against federal indictments charging him of abuse of power. a grand jury indicted him friday on two felony counts stemming from his veto of $7.5 million from the state's office of public integrity. he wanted rosemary lindbergh to resign after her arrest for drunk driving. the grand jurors charged perry with abusing his official capacity and coercing a public servant. >> i intend to fight against those who would erode our state's constitution and laws purely for political purposes and i intend to win. >> perry says based on the drunk driving charges against lindbergh, he was exercising his
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discretion with his veto. perry's critics note her office was investigating one of his projects and questions had surfaced regarding money given to one of perry's allies. late actor and comedian robin williams is being honored with a two-day film festival. the festival features some of williams' best work including mrs. doubtfire, the bird cage and good morning vietnam. the movies are playing on 11th and harrison in san francisco. people say the festival is a great way to honor the hollywood star who called the bay area home. >> watching this san francisco movie, great classic film right here, bring me back to my childhood. >> the festival continues today from noon to 6:00. the movies being shown today a jumanji, good will hunting, and dead poet's society. admission and popcorn are free. we've learned glide memorial church in san francisco will be honoring robin williams
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today. glide is calling it a celebration of his wife. williams who lived in san francisco in marin county spent time at glide and often donated to the church. a special premier is being held today for the film about the de la salle football program. >> 12 years, 151 games in a row. we were built on families. >> the movie when the game stands tall opens nationwide friday. but it will be shown this afternoon on all seven streams at the century plaza in danville. proceeds benefit the terence kelly fund. kelly was a star player who was murdered before heading off to play in college. a new crackdown on water. up next, the south bay city that could ask residents to cut back their usage by 20%. >> bringing art and dance in to the classroom. the group working to provide these options
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to students free of charge. >> i'm tracking a minor drop in temperatures for the second half of your bay area weekend. ñsxóxgñ
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49ers head coach jim harbaugh ready for his team's first kick-off at their new home this morning, anticipation growing as levi stadium prepares to open its gates in just about 30 minute. welcome back to mornings on 2. i'm mike mibach. >> good morning. i'm allie ras mus. let's check in with
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rosemary. >> you can see here look at oakland, we are starting out with plenty of gray once again. once we cut through this we've got nice pleasant weather coming our way. today will be a tad cooler than yesterday. i'm already seeing the subtle changes come our way. 64 in antioch. 62 in walnut creek. upper 50s to low 60s around the bay and 54 for napa as well as novato. most of us running 2 to 4 degrees cooler than where we were this hour on saturday. 63 right now for palo alto. one last shift here for you. 59 degrees outside your door in saratoga. low to mid 60s in sunnyvale. giants play this afternoon. partly cloudy skies, 65 degrees with a westerly breeze. beautiful day for a ball game. temperatures range in the upper 60s in and around san francisco for the second part of the day. 86 in concord. in to san jose , 80 degrees expected there for the silicon valley pride festival going on. 81 in santa rosa.
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these numbers just a tad cooler than yesterday. the cooling trend is going to continue. i'll have a look at the extended forecast coming up. happening today, the 49ers break in their new billion-dollar stadium. they broke ground in april 2012 and now more than two years later they'll play their first ever game at levi stadium. 70,000 fans are joining in this historic event. christian is near the front of the line as fans are waiting to pull in to those parking lots. >> all morning long we've been talk about the fan experience. let's give you a quick peak behind the curtains, behind the scenes here as all the stadium workers here getting ready for the preseason games today. taking a look up here you can see this of course levi stadium and all those workers getting ready for today's preseason game. it pits the 49ers against afc champion denver broncos. fans tell us they're ready for 49er football and are looking forward to getting a look inside the new stadium.
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one of the major concerns of course traffic and parking issues that plagued the san jose quakes soccer game here two weeks ago. fans tell us they're hoping for the best today when 68,000 fans pack inside levi stadium. >> i was here at the open house for the season ticket holders a couple weeks ago. >> what do you think? >> beautiful state-of-the-art stadium. at first we thought it was a bad investment. my wife was on me about it. >> now the teams also getting ready about this time. we watched earlier as the team bus carrying the denver broncos arrived. colin kaepernick not expected to play more than a few series, giving the backup quarterbacks a chance to see their stuff. you see the army of workers it takes to get this fan experience ready. a lot of excited fans here and some of the workers here already telling me they're starting to feel the
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excitement too as we gear up toward game time. to beat the parking headaches, fans are advised to take mass transit. a stop right near the authority. there are special light rails and buses to and from the game. folks coming from the north bay, san francisco, or the peninsula can take cal train to mountain view where they can hop on to a vta train. there are special cal trains leaving san francisco at 9:35 and 9:55 this morning. $7 each way on cal train and $2 more on vta. here are more facts about levi's stadium. 68,500 seats. there are 165 luxury seats. the field is bandera bermuda grass which only needs half the water of a regular surface. the cost for the stadium, $1.3 billion. candlestick park cost $32 million when it opened back in
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1960. be sure to also stay tuned on ktvu tonight for the preseason football game between the kansas city chiefs and carolina panthers. coverage begins at 5:00. new this morning, parents of michael brown will take part in a rally honoring their son. the event in missouri will include the son of the late civil rights leader martin luther king, jr. despite heavy police presence, violence during protests remains a major problem. last night while police were enforcing a midnight curfew someone shot and critically injured a man. officers fired teargas to disperse the crowd and get to the victim. >> i tell you we have a shooting victim. we had a subject standing in the middle of the road with a handgun. >> police are not releasing much information about the gunman. they did announce that they arrested seven people overnight as part of the police protest. back here in the bay area there is new outrage over a deputy involved shooting that took the life of a 13-year-old
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boy in sonoma county. a group of protesters stood on a santa roada street corner to protest the return of deputy erik gelhaus to full duty patrol. investigators cleared him of any wrongdoing but demonstrators say they don't trust him. >> i wouldn't want to call the sheriff's department. i live in the county. and have deputy gelhaus at my front door. i would not have confidence in him. i would not have confidence in his judgment. >> there were no problems at the demonstration but protesters vowed to push city and county leaders to take action to remove gelhaus from full duty. a restaurant in downtown san jose will be closed indefinitely after a large fire. it started just before 3:00 yesterday afternoon at the guadalajara restaurant and bakery on empire street. the fire started in the kitchen and spread to the roof before it was
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extinguished. the restaurant's owner and servers were inside at the time but no one was injured. it will be closed for repairs. nearly four years after a pipeline explosion and fire in san bruno, a federal court hearing is scheduled tomorrow against pg&e. the utility is expected to enter a plea for revised felony crime charges stemming from the pipeline blast. eight people were killed and 38 homes were destroyed. pg&e calls the explosion a tragic accident and says it's taking responsibility but adds that none of its workers knowingly violated the law. a bay area congressman will take a closer look at the dangers of concussions. a public meeting will be held at 6 p.m. tomorrow at alhambra high regarding head trauma. mike thompson is spearheading the event. it includes parts of contra costa, sonoma, napa counties. there are almost 4
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million concussion-related sports injuries in the u.s. a year. expected to vote on new water use restrictions. the council could declare a citywide water shortage and ask all residents to cut use by 20%. that would place new limits on watering lawns or landscaping. the city does not plan to hire anyone to enforce the restrictions or issue fines. the city council is expected to discuss the issue at a meeting on august 26th. some cemeteries in southern california have taken extra steps to comply with statewide wroughter rixzs. according to the san francisco chronicle, groundskeepers removed the grass at one cemetery in southern california and replaced it with native plants. the move could help to reduce water use by 60%. other cemeteries pln to -- plan to use recycled water. the sacramento region was once known for growing more hops than any other place. a group
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of beer brewers and hop growers are making it their mission to bring the business back to life. they met in dixon to form the california hop exchange. they discussed plans to increase the amount of hops grown in the area. >> the craft beer industry is taking over and a lot of home brewers so demantd is starting to pick up for supply and the by local movement, farm to fork fresh, all that's taking over. >> just off interstate 80 west of davis you can see the start of their efforts. the trellises with vines staking up 20 feet are plants that grow hops, the flavor maker in beer. a bay area program has started a kickstarter campaign to give dance, yoga, and art classes to kids free of charge. jamaroo is trying to raise $20,000 by wednesday. so far the program has raised about $12,000. organizers say if the
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money is raised, six underfunded schools in the area will receive free weekly dance classes for an entire school year. it currently serves 100 schools in the bay area per week. people driving in san francisco may see extra police officers patrolling around schools. the officers will be providing extra enforcement of 15-mile-per-hour zones to help students get to class safely. two years ago san francisco became the first city in the state to install 15-mile-per-hour school zones city wide. police say the zones are meant to decrease speeding and encourage more families to walk or bike to school. more than 3,000 students from bayview hunter's point neighborhood are ready for school. yesterday they were able to pick out free backpacks stuffed with school supplies. it was put on by the public defenders magic program. it was the group's second backpack giveaway this month. >> they need new supplies. pencils, pens, whatever is going to get them through their school
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year, we're happy to provide that. >> the backpack giveaway has been going on for the past 11 years. it's helped thousands of students from kindergarten through 12th grade. netter -- notre dame is investigate cheating allegations among football players. this is the second year in a row the team's been affected by accusations of cheating. head football coach brian kelly says he's disappointed in the news ask says notre dame holds players to a very high standard. >> we don't look the other way. if we find i mrksm proprieties-- improprieties we're going to address them. >> the first game is scheduled for august 30th. a woman accused of trying to sneak on to multiple flights is out of jail. the reason she was released early and the
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strict warning given to her by the judge. >> an 8-year-old boy steps up to serve the police officers. the item he is raising money for and the tragedy that is fueling his mission. >> cooler weather is moving in to the bay area. i'll show you by how much you can expect the temperatures to drop for today and how long this trend will last. welcome home! woah, this kitchen is beautiful! give him the tour. let me show you! soft-close drawers, farm sink! where's my room? we had to take just a little bit for the kitchen. ranked highest in customer satisfaction. ikea kitchens.
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it was a large turnout for the memorial of a little girl from washington who police say was killed by a friend of the family. 6-year-old jenise wright disappeared from her home on august second. five days later her body was found near the mobile home park where she lived. the family's 17-year-old neighbor, gabriel galeda was arrested. hundreds came to pay their respects to wright and support her family. >> this has been something that is the deepest heartbreak and challenge. jenise was a bright star in our life. and words cannot describe the profound loss we feel. >> wright's father says he was mentoring galleda and trying to teach him to be a responsible member of the community. police say he's facing charges of first degree murder and sexual assault. if convicted he faces life in prison. a judge in colorado has
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ruled 20 lawsuits can move forward against the movie theater owner where the aurora shooting happened. the denver post reports a judge ruled friday that cinemark could have predicted moviegoers might be targeted for an attack. the judge also said cinemark may have not done enough to try to prevent the shooting. james holmes is accused of opening fire during a streaming of the dark knight rises in 2012. police in indianapolis are becoming the first in the country to use the latest bulletproof technology in the efforts of an 8-year-old boy. jason has started a go fund me account to raise money for new bulletproof plates for the officers in his state. so far he's raised more than $16,000. he said he got the idea after an officer was killed in the line of duty. thanks to his efforts 34 of the newly designed plates
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are expected to be delivered to officers in the coming days. we have a followup to a story we've been reporting about a program providing decommissioned military gear to law enforcement. the police department received a 30-ton armored personnel program. congress will now review the merits of the program following some public backlash. critics argue that police in ferguson, missouri use their surplus military equipment to try to control protesters but instead it made the volatile situation even worse. in other news, the military is looking in to the whereabouts of cars belonging to service members. hundreds of troops say their privately owned vehicles have gone missing or were damaged while being shipped to bases. an outside company is being paid a billion dollars to handle the vehicle transports. the company blames the problem on having to move a large number of cars in a short period of time. let's turn to rosemary with
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a check of the forecast. >> a little foggy this morning. comfortable for the afternoon. we've settled in to a quiet summer pattern and eventually our temperatures are going to be running cool for this time of year. outside and in to at least from san francisco. joined by a wall of fog there as we attempt to look over the bay. we've got the fog, we have clouds. perhaps even a little bit of patchy drizzle. that patchy drizzle will stay with us as we get in to monday as well as tuesday. and it has to do with this system here that's forming off the washington coastline. it's going to be sinking south in the days ahead. for today we'll shave off a few degrees, the afternoon highs. then as we get in to monday, tuesday, a more notable drop coming for our inland communities with the marine layer thickening up some, the onshore breeze strengthening up and temperatures getting down. low 60s at the coast. 90 degrees expected for some of our warmer locations. so again it's
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just a subtle change from yesterday. most areas, low 60s at the coast and upper 80s to 90 degrees inland is what we had. 58 in fairfield right. 59 for oakland. 59 redwood city. antioch checking in at 64. for the second half of your day, a warm one in store. 89 this afternoon. yesterday you topped out in the low 90s. a subtle drop coming your way by 11:00. then a nice warm afternoon in store. sun will set right about 8:00. just a minute or two after for some. 82 degrees expected at 8:00. as we get in to the second half of your day, san jose right now 61, going to 80 for the afternoon. let's start in the north bay where we have 79 for petaluma. 69 in sausalito. heading closer to the water, partly to mostly sunny skies. east bay, 67 degrees at walnut creek for the afternoon as well as danville. upper 80s for livermore. 88 for
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pleasanton. areas like berkeley, san leandro and hayward. how about the santa clara valley. it's going to be a warm one in your neighborhood. 89 for morgan hill. 79 in santa clara. upper 70s for sunnyvale. mid to up per 80s in areas like saratoga. 78, redwood city today. 74 in san mateo. pal oe o alto, -- palo alto, at 79 for the afternoon. the extended forecast here with the second half of your weekend in view, you'll notice in the extended forecast, today temperature as tad cooler than yesterday but the trend will continue as we get back to work on monday and tuesday. low to mid 80s in the forecast for our inland communities. low 70s around the bay. 60s at the coast with the rebound in temperatures coming on midweek wednesday. the san francisco giants looking to win its series against the philadelphia phillies today. yesterday hunter pence hopped the trot right out of the gate. a solo shot to sun soak left center
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field. 1-0 giants. tim hudson though gets tagged for five runs in four innings. forget about it. it's rally time. 6th inning. two on for the suddenly surging michael more as he fires one in to right center. giants down 3. still in the 6th. giants now down 2 when the phillies can't catch a flyball. no one's got it. giants wind up putting a 4spot up in the inning. it's gregor blanco with the winning rbi single. giants win 6-5. the oakland as have lost four in a row. for the very first time since april 28th the as no longer have sole possession of first place. looking for the power and they got it when steven boat says this 3-2 fastball over the fence. a two-run shot. oorkss find themselves -- as find themselves down 1. had the
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tying run at 1st in the 9th but derek morris fouls out to end it. as lose 4-3. jon lester on the mound for oakland tonight. >> good luck to both the as and giants today. we have a lot of viewers who are fans of both teams. >> exactly. >> we want to get the message out, we like both of our teams. coming up in 25 minutes, firefighters put out a dozen small fires along interstate 580. what witnesses saw four men doing before the flames started to grow. >> up next, an incentive for boaters. the idea being considered in southern california to get more people out to the polls. female announcer: when you see this truck,
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a dprup -- group of people marched through the mission district to stop the eviction of one family and bring attention to what they call the gentrification of the neighborhood. for 24 years sergio silva and his family have lived in the same rent controlled apartment on 24th and brian streets and for the last four years he has been fighting eviction. >> we're losing all our families. we're losing our diversity. this is about keeping families in their homes. >> the ellis act allows tenants to be evicted if the landlord intends on taking the unit off the rental market. the member of rent controlled apartments in the city has decreased by more
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than 1,000 units over the past two years. the city of berkeley is facing a lawsuit from opponents of a proposed soda tax. the tax would add a 1-cent per ounce add. people who support the tax say it will help lower the spike in childhood diabetes. measure d will be on the city's november ballot. relations between california's strawberry growers and uc davis have gone sour. the sacramento bee reports a university breeding program that promotes new varieties of strawberries may be shutting down. university officials say that's not the case. but there's been a lawsuit filed. strawberry varieties created by uc davis represent half of california's crops. city officials in los angeles are considering a new way to increase voter turnout but not everyone thinks the idea is ethical. the idea is to pass out lottery tickets to people
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who cast a ballot. the ethics commission has voted to move forward with the position. >> in other jurisdictions this type of situation can get people to the polls and when those people go, they tend to inform themselves and they tend to come back. >> right now city officials say it's not clear where the money for the program would come from and how much would be devoted to the lottery tickets but what is clear is the end goal is increasing voter turnout. today is the first day nascar will under the influence new rules following the incident in which champion driver tony stewart hit and killed another driver during a dirt track race. today's nascar event will be held east of detroit, michigan. driver martin true -- truex is ourt after slamming the wall and receiving a concussion. if a car is stopped, the driver must stop the car and wait for safety
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personnel to arrive before they get out. >> it's a turning point internally. for all of the drivers. i think people will be a little more careful. >> tony stewart will not drive in today's race. it has been more than a week since he hit and killed 20-year-old driver kevin ward, jr. at a race in upstate, new york. an investigation in to the crash is ongoing. no charges have been filed. no word on when stewart will return to racing. paul mccartney has revealed a never before seen photo of the beetles. the rock and roll singer released this picture at his show last thursday at candlestick park. it was taken during the beatles' last official gig at candlestick in 1966. it shows john, paul, and george carrying their guitars as ringo walks ahead. coming up in our next hour of mornings on 2, a new concern about the ebola crisis. the clinic that was raided early this morning raising concerns
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about public health. >> the denver broncos are in the house this morning as the 49er fans make their way to the stadium. more on the excitement surrounding the game including the big rally happening out at great america. >> i'm tracking a minor cool-down for the second half of your bay area weekend. low clouds are slowly retreating. temperatures are warming.
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>> we'll give you a sneak peek inside levi stadium. and then more trouble in ferguson, missouri, after the overnight curfew enforced. in the bay by the justice department. >> whole foods for sale, demanding pulled from the shelf. morning on news continues. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> stadium gates open. fans arriving the past few hours. you are looking at the inside of levi's stadium at santa clara. in just a minute, we have more on the excitement and even the traffic surrounding the first 49ers game at levi stadium. this morning and welcome to
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mornings on 2. i'm allie rasmus in for claudine wong. >> i'mlet's look at pittsburgh this morning. soaking up the sunshine. a beautiful start to the day. temperatures for the inner east bay where you two have two sunshine. low clouds and fog in the north bay and south bay. fogs and clouds along the shoreline. on shore breeze, the marine layer, any thicker, it did move in a little bit farther in areas like livermore, reporting partly cloudy skies this morning. temperature will be a tad cooler than the afternoon as well. 62 degrees in fairfield.
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64 in antioch, 66 in walnut creek and upper 60s around the bay area and into the north bay and trailing behind just a tad. cloudy and cooler a tad and a few warmer locations will be about 80 degrees or so at the lunchtime. numbers for today, 73 in oakland. 89 degrees for morgan hill. 89 degrees in antioch. temperatures we safe off for today but the cooling trend will continue through the day ahead. numbers for you coming up. >> we count down to the first football game of the new season. just minutes away. christian captain giving us a view of the parking lot and number of drivers making their way in and now trying to grab a front row seat in the stadium. christian, how's it going out
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there? >> seems each time we get closer to the stadium, now just a couple of minutes ago, they opened the gates and start the tailgating experience. we now moved inside levi stadium. you can see it, pristine, absolutely beautiful getting ready to fill up with fans today. 68,000 screaming fans taking those seats soon and take a look here, you can see some of the merchandise laid out for these fans. footballs over here. masks and stickers and of course, we have videos of the fans arriving earlier this morning. the match-up hits, the 49ers against afc champion denver broncos and fans tell us they are ready for football and are looking forward to getting a new look inside the levi stadium. of course, one of the major concern, traffic and parking issues, similar to those that plagued san jose quakes soccer game two weeks ago but fans say they're confident that today's
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game will go smoothly and they are very excited and they say they will be a big part of the 68,000 fans packing inside levi stadium. >> what are you looking forward to? i mean, the stadium, really, and just watching all the players. i got a relative that plays for the niners that just got drafted. johnson, number 13. got excited for that. >> were you a 9er fan before? >> been a 9er for a long time. >> teams should be getting ready for today's game. we watched earlier. the tickoff set for 1:00 p.m. see what jerseys you want and i'll try to bring those back in the newsroom. everybody in for a little 49er fever here. inside levi stadium, christian captain, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, christian, i'll take you up on that but cowl
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get expensive. there are plenty of activities around the stadium to get fans busy before the game and an hour from now, california's great america is hosting a red zone rally at the new 18,000 square foot pa lillian. the gold rush girls and a chance to ride the flight deck coaster. don't forget, the 24th, you can see the 49erers right here on ktvu. our coverage begins at 12:30 with the special live report. levi's stadium all access pass and at 1:00 p.m., the 49ers versus the chargers. watch it right here on channel 2. new this morning about ten minutes ago, u.s. attorney general eric holder said due to extraordinary circumstances in the case in ferguson, missouri, he's asking a federal autopsy be performed on the body of michael brown. overnight, in ferguson, a man was shot after a midnight curfew went into effect.
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>> you're violating the state curfew. >> at 12:45 a.m. central time, police fired tear gas to disperse the crowd. protests in the deadly shooting of michael brown for a while, it looked like the tear gas as well as falling rain and seemed to thin out the crowd. but a short time later, someone opened fire. the shooting victim is now in critical condition. >> we brought out the unit and at which time, we looked at by inoculas and came out into the middle of the street holding a handgun. >> someone also shot at a police car but no officers were hurt. a total of 7 people were arrested overnight in connection with the protests. no word if the gunman was one of them. reverend al sharpton will hold a rally in missouri today with michael brown's parents. the justice department said the autopsy will happen as soon as possible, but officials will still take into account the original missouri state autopsy. oakland police say several officers were pepper sprayed by
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demonstrators in solidarity with ferguson. oakland police say one of the officers was assaulted while trying to make an arrest. the officer was treated at a hospital and later released. several businesses in oakland and berkeley are tallying up the cost of friday night's demonstration there. some windows broken, graffiti on the windows. and then assault on an officer and 41-year-old hayward man charged on suspicion of assaulting police. in oakland, an israeli ship was set to dock this weekend. the ship scheduled to arrive yesterday afternoon but ended up off the coast of monterey instead. they said the effort to block israeli ships part of a larger
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campaign to boycott sanctions and encourage divestment from israel. the ship is expected to dock in oakland this evening and the group wants to prevent that from happening. israel and palestinian negotiators are meeting in an effort to hammer out the conflict in gaza. ends at midnight. close to 2,000 palestinians have been killed and thousands of people have been wounded since the war began july 8th. israel lost 67 people in the war. there are new fears about the ebola outbreak in africa. this morning, the government of lye of -- liberia, residents with a health clinic in a quarantined area and items stolen including contaminated
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sheets and mattresses. ebola killed more than 1100 people in west africa including more than 400 in liberia. killed a girl at fourth and fifth streets at the west field shopping center at 10:30 friday night. maina gregory and the mother and brother were in the crosswalk when miana was hit. >> you can imagine how they feel. >> police look for a car captured on a nearby surveillance camera. it is a white or light colored '90s model camry, honda or lexus with a dark colored mismatched front bumper and dark or black rims. >> i can almost assure you, somebody watching knows this car. please come forward. >> police say they are reviewing the incident to see whether the car ran a red light, but even if it did not, police say as soon as the driver of that vehicle fled the scene, he or she broke the law.
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a memorial fund has been set up in myana's honor. making headlines for repeatedly trying to sneak on jets is now out of jail. the los angeles sheriff's department said 62-year-old marilyn jean heartman was released because of jail overcrowding. on wednesday, a judge ordered heartman to serve 177 days in jail for violating probation by returning to los angeles international airport. previously, heartman pled no contest from sneaking on a plane from san jose to los angeles. a judge released her and told her to stay away from the airport if she didn't have a ticket but the next day, she was arrested again at lax. animal lovers around the country come together to protest the sale of rabbit meat at whole foods market. the protest is held outside of 40 stores in the nation. protests in the bay area happen at the palo alto store on emerson street and the campbell store on south baascon avenue.
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some are upset it doesn't come from a wild breed of rabbit but the same as pet rabbits. more than 10,000 people sign a petition to have the meat removed. a group of beer brewers and hop growers form the california hop exchange. coming up in 30 minutes, there are plans for the sacramento area and where you can see the start of their progress. >> up next, linking animal lovers to cats who need a home. the new business hoping to open its doors in san francisco. >> a cooler pattern is shaping up around the bay area. what impact it will have for your numbers today and how long the trend will last, coming up. hey can you fix this? you bet! that's our new interactive speaker wall. 'sup? thinks it's a speak-ing wall. this can even dim your lights. your 3-d--printed girlfriend will love that. real mature. there you go. a laser drone for cats.
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mooneyis getting success. dropped in the past year. the inspectors write dozens of ticks a day, because they work 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., the police department has an overnight team assigned to keep out for
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-- >> this year is honoring the past, securing our future. it's the largest lbgt event in the south bay. a new report said a shortage of san jose police officers mean a lot of veteran detectives are back to routine patrols instead of working on special units. resources have been redirected to make up for the shortage and many officers are forced to work overtime. according to the san jose mercury use, there aren't enough investigators to staff vice electronic crimes and financial crimes. there were 1400 officers in 2008 and now, there are just about 900. chp said fireworks are to blame for half a dozen small fires along interstate 580 in oakland. those fires were reported just about 10:15 before park boulevard and avenue. smoke and flames from the fires could be seen right there along the interstate.
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witnesses say they saw four men shooting off fireworks from a car. one man who lives close bioecologied -- close by called for help when he saw the huge flames. >> they were above the trees in cyclone fashion and i immediately called 9-1-1. >> no one was hurt and no buildings were damaged but the fire did cause some traffic delays in the area. chp is hoping someone can help identify the vehicle and men involved. a loud fire in mendocino county is now 75% contained. expected to be fully contained by wednesday. it was sparked by dry conditions and lightning and the cost of fighting the fire so far is estimated to be at $35 million. a black bear cub burned in the washington wildfire early this month is making a slow recovery. the 37-pound bear named cinder
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was discovered under horse trailer in north central washington where a fire burned about 400 square miles and destroyed 300 homes. the fair still had third degree burn her paws. the caregiver say it's too soon to get if cinder will be able to return to the wild sometime today. a way for your dogs to cool off with a special treat. >> good girl, okay. >> the store offers ice cream for your pet. there's social flavors like bacon with peanut butter and banana and freeze-dried beef and pumpkin treats. they continue at all bay area stores today. meanwhile, a cat cafe in the works for the city of san francisco. this is a video of one that open in new york earlier this year. when it opens, kittea will be in the neighborhood. the teahouse for people to come and interact with cats available for adoption but
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owners need to raise another $100,000 before making san francisco's cat cafe a reality. sweet and salty. >> i had that. rosemary, oriole you rather do the beef and pumpkin or the bacon peanut butter banana? >> you can put them all together. peanut butter banana, for sure. >> okay, mike. good morning to you. we have overcast skies over the mac arthur maze. along the coast, no such luck. had a facebook message from antonio to say foggy and 58 in daily city. thank you for that. it is going to be a cool one if you're stepping out this morning and for the afternoon, we're going to shave off a few degrees from yesterday. 85 in santa rosa, going to 81.
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concord looking at 86 for this afternoon. yesterday it was 90. we'll skip over to morgan hill where you have 6 degrees of cooling so that may actually feel better for you. keep in mind, some love the heat and you're telling me, no, it's not warm enough these days. we have a mild summer pattern in place with just a bit of cooling coming our way yesterday. a ridge of high pressure strengthened just a bit. drove temperatures up at least for the inland communities. now it's a trough in low pressure off the coastline with the bigger impact on the weather for the days ahead. today, a few degrees cooler than yesterday. tomorrow, a few degrees cooler than what we'll have for today. 64 degrees in antioch and 60s in oakland. upper 60s in the pinellas and around the bay with mostly cloudy skies and haven't budged a lot, 55 in santa rosa and still trailing behind the north bay with clouds and fog as well. to the end of the afternoon, redwood city for today, going to be a beautiful one. take a look at these numbers by
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lunchtime. 73 degrees, mostly sunny skies. upper 70s expected in the afternoon. sun set is just about 8:00 this evening and 65 degrees expected at 9:00. for the afternoon, around the bay, we'll start in the north bay. 79 for petaluma today and 78 in kent field. richmond, you check in at 71. 70 for berkeley and 79, castor valley. east bay, another warm day, but again, just slightly cooler than what we had an saturday. 88 is expected for pleasant ton. 79 in santa clara for the afternoon, going to levi stadium. mostly sunny and warm. 80 degrees for cupertino and 74 and partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies and 72 in san bruno and san matey owe, you're going to 74. 67 expected for the giants game this afternoon. the extended forecast with the second half of your weekend in view, again, there's the cooling trend. temperatures will actually fall below the seasonal average as we get into monday and tuesday with the rebound of
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temperatures coming by wednesday. back to the desk. >> thank you, 9:20. backlash over a program that provides military equipment. at 9:45, the involvement by congress as criticism continues to grow. >> actor robin williams honored in san francisco. coming up, the church service that's taking place and free film festival featuring many of the hit films.
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late actor and comedian robin williams is being honored with a two-day film festival with the best work including mrs. doubt fire, bird cage and good morning, vietnam. movies playing. it's a great way to star who call the bay area home. >> it's great classic film right here, bring me back to my
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childhood. >> the festival continues today from noon until 6:00. the movies being shown today are jumanji, goodwill hunting and dead poet's society. admission and popcorn are free. we just learned glide memorial church in san francisco will honor robin williams at the 9:00 a.m. service already under way as well as the 11:00 a.m. service. glide is calling it a celebration of his life. williams who lived in san francisco and spent time at glide and often donated to the church. today's services will include photos of williams and songs in his honor. a special premiere held today for the de lasalle high school football program.
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kelly was a star player at de la salle. the teenage mutant ninja turtles continue to dominate. >> that's stupid. they're turtles. >> anything we should know about? >> they're ninjas. >> the action packed flick brought in $8 million and then guardians of the galaxy, and then the top five, expendles 3, the cop and the giver. texas governor rick perry speaking out against federal indictments charged with the abuse of power. grand jury indicted perry on two felony counts stemming from his veto of $7.5 million for the state's off the of public integrity. prosecutors say perry wanted rosemary lungberg, travis county district attorney who runs the unit to resign after her arrest for drunk driving. the grand jurors charged perry with abusing the official capacity and coercing a public
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servant. >> i intend to fight against those who would erode our state's constitution and laws, purely for political purposes and i intend to win. >> perry said based on the drunk driving charges against lenburg, saying he was questioning the surface regarding money given to allies. they may be able to get help from the university on july 29th, poured estimated 20 million gallons into the street flooding two campus parking lots. now the university is offering interest-free loans of up to $5,000 to those whose cars were damaged. one was the result of the city's infrastructure crisis. another councilman said he was told roadway placing the city's old water lines cost roughly $4
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billion. coming up at 9:30, the san francisco bomb squad is called to city's outer richmond trick. up next, the items that first raised suspicion. >> and back to school this week for more bay area police, hit the streets on the way back to class. >> transition to cooler weather is moving into the bay area. look at the afternoon highs for your neighborhood coming up.
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it is finally game day for the san francisco 49ers and today, they kick off the home season in the brand new billion dollar stadium. ktvu's christien kafton is out there live and in a minute, he'll join us from the 49er faithful as they arrive from levi stadium. good morning, i'm allie rasmus. >> i'm mike mibach. head back with rosemary before we head back down to santa clara. >> reporter: a live look here at the foggy shot over the golden gate fridge. folks ride their bikes this morning, think about taking a walk along the bridge into the second half of the morning. early in the afternoon, more sunshine coming our way. numbers this morning, down anywhere from 2 to 3 degrees from yesterday. but again, a sign of things to come. 64 in antioch. 69 in wall nut creek. low 60s in hayward. mountain view and the santa clara area, we're awaiting the
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big game. mid 60s in pittsburgh pittsburg. the afternoon at game time, 77 degrees around levi stadium topping at 80. 80 for san jose. 73 for oakland and 79 for san rafael. mid to upper 80s for inland communities. it's just a beautiful day, but again, slightly cooler than what we had on saturday and this cooling trend is just getting under way. i'll take a look at the extended for you coming up. happening today, the first football game at levi stadium in santa clara, about 70,000 streaming fans watching the 49ers take on the denver broncos, many fans will get their first look at the new home of the 49ers. one of the first people inside this morning, ktvu's own christien kafton. he joins us live now. looks like you've been getting
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into some trouble in the store there, christien. >> reporter: yeah, mike, i'm trying to pick out a jersey for you, trying to figure out if you're more of a kaepernick guy or maybe you're more of a harbaugh guy. the shirt i saw this morning, absolutely cracked me up. now, they are absolutely gearing up here. we just saw the cheerleaders walk by. you can see some of the drum corp. getting ready as well. a lot of excitement at levi stadium. everybody getting ready for the big game. we do have some video from earlier of fans arriving out here. today's preseason match-up hitting the 49ers against the afc champion denver broncos and fanning tell us they're getting ready for football, looking forward o a look here inside levi stadium. one of the major concerns is traffic and parking issues that plagued the san jose quakes soccer game two weeks ago. fans tell us they hope for the best today when 68,000 fans pack in to levi stadium here. we talked to one fan who actually stayed at a hotel last night to get a jump on the crowd.
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>> the traffic driving down, didn't want to get stuck in the traffic. make sure i get here on time so i can enjoy all the festivities with everybody. >> reporter: now the team's getting ready at about this time. we watched earlier this morning as the team bus arrived carrying the denver broncos, colin paper nick not expecting to play more than a few series today giving the back-up quarterbacks a chance to show their stuff. kickoffs set for 1:00 today. you can see the drum corps getting ready. they're showing a game spirit today. they're already telling me game day, they can't wait. the fans can't wait. tailgating under way now outside on the parking lot. gates here opened at 9:00 this morning. a lot of excited fans ready for 49er football. we're here live inside levi stadium in santa clara, christien kafton, channel 2 news. >> i like that harbaugh jersey. feel free to pick me up one.
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valley transportation authority stopped right near the stadium. there's special light rail and buses to and from the game. folks coming from the north bay, san francisco or the peninsula can take cal train to mountain view where they hop on to a vta train. there's a few minutes from now. the wind, $7 for carl train and $2 more on vta. there's facts at levi stadium with 68, 500. 100 luxury suites. bermuda grass, only about half the water of a regular football surface. there's 25 elevators there, cost $1.3 billion to build. candle stick park cost $2 million to build when it opened in 1916. be sure to stay tuned tonight for the preseason football game between the chiefs and the carolina pantherrers, coverage begins at 5:00. new this morning, 40
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minutes agency, attorney general eric holder announced due to extraordinary circumstances involved in the case in ferguson, missouri, he's asking a federal autopsy be performed on the body of michael brown. officials in ferguson say despite heavy police presence violence during protests remains the problem. last night while police were enforcing a midnight curfew, someone shot and critically injured a man. officers dispersed the crowd to get to the victim. >> we have a shooting victim in critical condition that may lose their life. we had a suspect standing in the middle of the road with a handgun. >> reporter: police aren't releasing much information about the victim. they arrested 7 people overnight as part of the police protest. reverend al sharpton will hold a vigil with the parents. back here, there's new outrage over an officer- involved shooting that took the life of a 13-year-old boy in sonoma county last year. a group of protesters stood on
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the santa rosa street corner to protest the return of erik gelhaus to full patrol. he shot and killed lopez after mistake it is pellet gun for an awful rifle. the investigators cleared him of wrongdoing and demonstrators say don't trust him. >> i wouldn't call the sheriff's department. and have deputy gelhaus at my front door. i would not have confidence in him or his judgment. >> there were no problems at the demonstration but protesters vowed to push city and county leaders to take action and remove gelhaus from full duty. in san francisco after a suspicious device was found in the outer richmond district. the bomb squad called to 40th avenue between anza and geary 9:30 yesterday morning. cleaning out the garage of a relative who recently died when they discovered unusual items. the bomb squad determined those devices were just old road flares and harmless. a group of people marched
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through the mission district yesterday to stop the evicts of one family and bring attention to what they call the gentrification of the neighborhood. for 24 years, sergio linez and his family lived in the same rent controlled apartment. the last four years, he's been fighting an ellis act eviction. >> we're losing all of our families and our diversity, and so this is about keeping families in their homes. >> san francisco's comptroller reports the number of rent- controlled apartments in the city has decreased by more than 1,000 units over the past two years. a restaurant in downtown san jose will be closed indefinitely after a large fire. it started just before 3:00 yesterday afternoon at the
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guadalahara restaurant. nearly four years after a pipeline explosion in san bruno, a federal court hearing the expected tomorrow against pg&e. expected to enter a plea for revised criminal charges stemming from the september 10 pipeline blast. 8 people were killed and some 38 homes were destroyed. pg&e calls the explosion a tragic accident and is taking responsible. they said none of the workers knowingly violated the law. later this month, san jose city council is expected to vote on new water use restrictions. it could declare a citywide water shortage because of the drought and asked all residents to cut use by 20%. that would place new limits on watering lawns or landscaping. the san jose mercury news reports they don't plan to hire anyone to enforce the restrictions or issue fines. the city council is expected to
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discuss the issue at a meeting on august 26th. some cemeteries in southern california have taken extra steps to comply with statewide water restrictions because of the drought. according to the san francisco chronicle, grounds keepers remove the grass at one cemetery and we placed it with native plants. the move could help to reduce water use by 60%. some other cemeteries plan to use recycled water for landscaping starting next year. the sacramento region once known for growing more hops than any other place, a group of beer brewers and hop growers make it their mission to bring the once thriving hops mission back to life. yesterday, a number of brewers and hop growers met in dixon to form the california hop exchange. they discuss plans to increase the amount of hops grown in the area. >> the craft beer industry is taking over and a lot of home brewers so the demand is starting to pick up for the supply. and the local movement, farm fresh and all that has taken
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over. >> off interstate 80 west of days, you can see the efforts with vines taking nearly 20 feet are plants that grow hops. the flavor maker in beer. >> a bay area program started a kick starter campaign to give dance, yoga and art classes to kids free of charge. jamba roo trying to raise. they have $12,000 so far. they could receive dance classes all year. people driving in san francisco this week may see extra police officers patrolling around their schools. the officers will be providing extra enforcement of the 15- mile-per-hour zone. two years ago, san francisco became the first city in the state to enact a 15-mile-per- hour school zone citywide. police say the zones are meant
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to decrease speeding and encourage more families to walk and bike to school. more families are now ready for school. yesterday, they were able to pick out free backpacks and school supplies. the back to school event was put on the by the defender's program, the group's backpack giveaway this month. >> pencils, pens, whatever will get them through the school year, we'll need that and provide that. they burn through the town. >> the backpack giveaway going on for the past two years, it's started thousands of students from kindergarten through 12th grade. bitter relations between uc davis and strawberry growers, the program that could be shutting down that causes strawberry growers to file a lawsuit. up next, an 8-year-old boy hoping to buy for the police officer and the tragic event that sparked it. a cooldown in effect for
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sunday afternoon. i'll show you the pattern behind this change in our forecast and talk about how long it's going to last coming up.
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pope francis today extended an olive branch to china and north korea. he discussed improving relations with communist countries saying they're not trying to take their identities. and the pope talked about a spirit of openness and baptized a man the son of more than 300 people killed when a ferry capsized earlier this year. president obama will interrupt his 2 week vacation to martha's vin yard to fly back to washington, d.c. tonight and scheduled to arrive at the white house at midnight
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eastern time. while there's no definitive word for why he's going back to washington, several meetings are planned including one with vice president joe biden. possible talks including the iraq conflict but no major nos. are expected. president obama will return to martha's vineyard on tuesday. police in indianapolis the first in the country to use some of the newest bulletproof technology and it's all thanks to the efforts of an 8-year-old boy. >> please donate and if you do, thank you. >> jason raised more than $16,000 and got the idea after an officer was killed in the line of duty. thanks to his efforts, 34 of the newly designed plates are expected to be delivered to officers any day. we have a follow-up to a story we have been reporting about a program providing decommissioned military gear to
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law enforcement agencies. the redwood city police department received the personnel carrier and salinas was given one of the bomb-proof vehicles last year but congress will now review the merits of the program following some backlash. critics argue that police in ferguson, missouri, used their surplus military equipment to try to control protesters but instead, they said it made the volatile situation even worse. the military is looking into the whereabouts of cars belonging to service members. hundreds of troops say they're privately vehicles gone to overside bases. a billion dollars to handle the vehicle transports but the company blames on asking asked to move a large number of cars in a short period of time. the city of berkeley is facing a lawsuit from opponents of a proposed soda tax that would impose a 1 cent per ounce
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levee on the drinks. it's illegally biased. people who support the tax say it will help lower the spike in childhood diabetes. measure d will be on the city's november ballot. relations between california's strawberry growers and uc davis have gone sour. the sacramento bee reported a university's breeding program that creates new varieties of strawberries may be shutting down. university officials say that is not the case, but an association representing the growers has filed a lawsuit. strawberry varieties created we uc davis represent more than half of california's crop which is valued at about $2 billion a year. city officials in los angeles are considering a new method to increase voter turnout. but not everyone thinks it's a great idea. the idea is to pass out lottery tickets to people who vote in local elections. the l.a. ethics commission voted to move forward with the incentive and see how it's accepted in various hearings throughout the city. >> in other jurisdictions, they
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can get people to the poll and when those people go, they tend to inform themselves and tend to come back. >> right now, city officials say it's unclear where the money for the program would come from and how much money would be devoted to the lottery tickets but what is clear is that the end goal is increasing voter turnout. >> all right, getting close to kickoff down in santa clara. let's turn to rosemary to check out the weather there as well as other places across the bay area. not everyone is a 49er fan. >> right, but in santa clara area, the clouds are thinning out. more blue sky outside of your door and let's get a live look over venetia with plenty of blue sky. a wall over it and some of us looking at overcast skies outside of our door. in the coast around the bay into the north bay, still plenty of gray out there, but this system here developing off the coast of washington is going to have an impact on our
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weather. it's already begun. it's very subtle at this point, so most of us, not really noticing it so much, but over the next day or two, it will cool us down. for today, a minor drop in temperatures are coming. the onshore breeze is a little stronger. fairfield reporting 15 miles per hour. concord reporting 7. the marine layer is not any deeper than c already urn way and for the second half of the day, just a tad bit of cooling. 58 degrees for napa right now. 57 in novato. that number just switched like a second ago. 58 in san francisco. low 60s in hayward. 62 in livermore and mostly sunny skies, 64 degrees right now in antioch. let's take a shift along peninsula with 66 degrees and 64 in belmont and foster city at 62.
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giants play today, partly cloudy skies with a westerly breeze to 10 miles per hour and then for the second half of the afternoon, closer to 3:00, temperatures will range in the upper 60s. 67 expected for the san francisco area today. 80 degrees for sonoma. 80 for novato. south toledo, go to 69 this afternoon. very pleasant, mild summer day. 73 in oakland. 87 for danville. 90 degrees in brentwood. our inland communities will be warm once again but nothing too drastic or uncomfortable. 9 for morgan hill or 80 for los gatos. cloudy and cool, san bruno. half-moon bay and pacifica 60s for the afternoon. temperatures coming down slightly today. a bit more cooling as we get back to work on monday. 84 degrees for inland
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communities. monday, holding steady. on tuesday and then as we get into wednesday, a rebound in the numbers by tuesday. even a possibility of increasing clouds. a few of the models want to bring the monsoonal moisture. that's a few days out. back to the desk. san francisco giants looking to win the series against the philadelphia fees phillies. hunter pence out the trot at left center field, 1-0 giants. tim hudson gets tagged though for five runs and four innings. forget about it. rally time, two on for the suddenly surging michael morris. he fires one into right center. buster posey. blanco this time with the winning rick single. giants go on to win 6-5.
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oakland a's no longer have sole possession of first place. oakland still out there in atlanta and last night, down three in the sixth looking for the power and got it when steven sent the 3-2 fastball over the fence. finds himself down 1. in the eighth, down 4-2. jon jay soaks action down to athens, georgia. john lester on the mound for oakland tonight. time now is 9:52. it has been two years since a deadly shooting at a movie theater in colorado. up next, why a judge says lawsuits against the theater owner can move forward. nascar working to improve driver safety immediately after a crash on a dirt track. the new rule going into effect for today's race. is there an elk in your bed?
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cinemarks could have predicted movie goers might be targeted in an attack. the judge said cinemark may not have done enough to try to prevent the shooting. james holmes is accused of opening fire during a screening of the dark knight rises back in 2012. 12 people were killed and 70 others injured. the annual breast cancer challenge right around the corner and organizers hopes to have more than 1,000 walkers at this year's event. the 5k almost at the break merit. this is video from last year's event. the walk is set up by a nonprofit organization called friends of face started by former ktvu reporter before she lost her battle to breast cancer. notre dame is investigating allegations of cheating against four of the players. homework and players someone else worked on. this is the second year in a row the team has been affected by accusations of cheating. the players cannot take part in games or practice until it's
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over. the first game is set for august 30th. the green flag is expected to drop in just about 20 minutes from now at the pure michigan 400. nascar implementing a new safety rule following the win in which the driver tony stewart hit and killed another driver during a dirt track race. nascar truex hit and got a concussion. @ driver's car is stopped after an incident on the track, the driver must stay in the car and wait for safety personnel to arrive before they get out. >> it's a turning point internally within for all the drivers. i think people will be a little more careful. >> tony stewart will also not drive in today's race. it has been more than a week since he hit and killed kevin ward jr. since new york. the investigation into the crash is ongoing and no charges have been filed.
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paul mccartney revealed a never before seen picture of the beatles. he released at candle stick park. it was the last official gig at candle stick in 1966. you can see the picture right there, it shows john, paul, and george carrying their guitars as ringo walks ahead. >> cool picture. >> low clouds, temperatures for the second half of your day. in the bay, 80s inland and for the bay, 75 in hayward. 79 in san rafael. 80 degrees for san jose. 81 in santa rosa and 80 for napa. warm day for antioch, livermore, concord and not too bad. it is mid august, after all. we've got a nice summer pattern in place and the extended forecast with temperatures to continue to cool as we get into the workweek ahead.
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84 degrees for inland community. monday and tuesday before we begin to rebound on wednesday. >> thank you very much, rosemary. that's our report for this morning. thank you for making ktvu your choice for news. >> we'll have crews at levi stadium. we'll bring you all the excitement in our newscast at 10:00. >> right now, we leave you this morning with the live picture of a beautiful field in santa clara. the 49ers is just three hours away from kicking off the preseason at their new home. niners host the broncos at levi stadium. it's a new chapter for a story organization. have a wonderful sunday, everyone. thank you for watching.
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i'm shannon breen in for chris waums. a state of eemergency is decl e declares and a curfew declared in ferguson, missouri after police protests over the unarmed teenager continue. we're going to achieve justice. we must first have and maintain peace. >> we're all talking about the same concerns and the same passion. the frustration in your home is in my home. >> we'll have a live report and analysis from ferguson. >> then texas governor rick perry hits the campaign trail in

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